Sale: 500 / Evening Sale, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 279

Gerhard Richter
Q.T., 6.5.84/17.6.84, 1984.
Watercolor on paper
€ 90,000 - 120,000

$ 102,600 - 136,800

Lot description
Q.T., 6.5.84/17.6.84. 1984.
Watercolor on paper.
Lower right signed and dated "6.5.84". Lower left signed and dated "17.6.84". Verso once more signed and dated. 21 x 29.5 cm (8.2 x 11.6 in). [SM].

• Watercolors make for a small but important group in the artist's oeuvre.
• Transparent and opaque color application: Richter uses the creative possibilities of the watercolro technique to the fullest.
• Watercolors from Gerhard Richters are very rare on the international auction market

The work is listed in the online work index.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich.
Private collection Rhineland (acquired from aforementioned in 1991).

EXHIBITION: Gerhard Richter Aquarelle, Graphische Sammlung, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, 19.1.1985-17.2.1985 (Ausst.-Kat mit Abb.).

LITERATURE: Gerhard Richter. Aquarelle, Munich 1985, color illu. on p. 87.
"Painting pictures is just the official job, the daily work, the occupation; but the watercolors allow me to just follow my mood, my humor." Gerhard Richter Text, Cologne 2008, p. 349).

Called up: July 17, 2020 - ca. 19.18 h +/- 20 min.


Buyer's premium, taxation and resale right apportionment for Gerhard Richter "Q.T., 6.5.84/17.6.84"
This lot can be purchased subject to differential or regular taxation.

Differential taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 32 % buyer's premium
Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 32%, for the share above € 500,000: 27% buyer's premium
The buyer's premium contains VAT, however, it is not shown.

Regular taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 500,000: 25 % buyer's premium plus statutory sales tax Hammer prices above € 500,000: for the share up to € 500,000: 25%, for the share above € 500.000: 20% buyer's premium, each plus statutory sales tax

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Resale right apportionment:
Objects made by artists who have not died at least 70 years ago are subject to a resale right apportionment of 2.4% including statutory sales tax.